Cartier’s Women Initiative Award 2018 – Win Business Grant


The Cartier’s Women Initiative for 2018 is calling for entry submissions.

Cartier seeks Exceptional Entrepreneurs. Apply before August 31st, 2017.

About the Cartier Awards:

The Cartier Awards are an international business plan competition created in 2006 by Cartier with partners INSEAD business school and McKinsey & Company. The competition is open to women from all countries and sectors of industries leading creative, financially sustainable and socially responsible businesses that are in their initial phase (between 2 and 3 years old).

How the Award is structured:

Each year, 18 finalists representing 6 regions (Latin America, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North Africa, Asia-Pacific) are selected during the first round of the competition. These finalists are invited to attend the Awards week in Singapore during which the second round of the competition takes place. After the final jury evaluation, 6 laureates, one for each region, are announced on stage during the Awards ceremony.

Highlights of the competition

The 18 finalists, representing the top 3 projects from each of the 6 regions, will receive:

• One-to-one personalized business coaching prior to the Awards week

• Series of entrepreneurship workshops, knowledge sessions and networking events during the Awards week

• Media visibility

• A place on the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship 6-Day Executive Programme (ISEP)

• Networking opportunities through the Cartier Awards community

The Prize:

First prize for 6 Laureates is US$ 100 000 + One-to-one personalised business mentoring.

Second prize for 12 Laureates is US$ 30 000.

Click HERE to apply today!

The deadline is August 31, 2017. What are you waiting for? Give it a shot!

Contact details

Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

Tel: +33 1 58 18 10 28

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